Born and raised in Great Falls, Montana, Ron Ukrainetz is a master in acrylics on engraved Claybord. His work has garnered awards from many shows across the country and has been featured in magazines such as Western Art Collector, Fine Art Connoisseur, Cowboys & Indians, and most recently, in Western Art & Architecture with that of his wife, artist Echo Ukrainetz.
He has been in the Top 72 of the “Best of America” National Oil and Acrylics Painters Society for two consecutive years and in the PaintAmerica Paint the Parks Top 100 or Top 50 eight consecutive times. He has been inducted into the Masters Society of the PaintAmerica Association and has been awarded master status with the International Society of Scratchboard Artists.
Ron Ukrainetz has participated in the C.M. Russell art auction and its Quick Finish event six times. He is a member of Oil Painters of America and the PaintAmerica Master’s Circle Society. He is a founding member and past-president of Montana Painter’s Alliance, co-founder of the Young Masters Art Program for Montana, and a founding member and chairman emeritus of the board of trustees for the Out West Art Foundation, Inc.
Ron Ukrainetz has illustrated numerous books, flyers, and articles. He believes that “Perfection is a goal that gets harder to reach every day.”